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>> The UN Security Council expanding its North Korean blacklist on Friday after continued missile tests by the hermit kingdom. The first sanctions resolution agreed to by the United States and China since president Trump took office. Reuters' correspondent Michelle Nichols covered the vote at UN headquarters.>> The United States has convinced China to agree to these minimum sanctions measures on North Korea, and they've convinced them to do it in public to send a message to Pyongyang about the council's unhappiness over its repeated ballistic missile tests.
But diplomats have said that China's unlikely to agree to anything much stronger unless Pyongyang carries out another nuclear test or a long-range ballistic missile test.>> North Korea is threatening a sixth nuclear test and has launched several ballistic missiles in the last few weeks.>> The Trump administration has aggressively been pushing China to reign in its ally and neighbor, Pyongyang, and President Donald Trump has warned that all options are on the table when it comes to dealing with North Korea.
>> Adding names to the blacklist was the minimum sanctions measures the Security Council could have taken. The resolution freezes assets and bans global travel for 14 people and four entities, including a North Korean bank that handles overseas transactions related to private slush funds for North Korean leaders.